Average Precipitation for Texas in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January at cities, towns and parks in Texas.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: North Central Texas, South Central Texas, East Texas, Gulf Coast and West Texas.

North Central Texas

Average monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 College Station 3.2 82
7 Dallas 2.1 52
7 Denton 2.1 52
6 Fort Worth 1.8 47
6 Killeen 2.0 50
7 McKinney 2.6 67
7 Waco 2.1 54
5 Wichita Falls 1.1 29

South Central Texas

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Austin 2.2 56
8 Choke Canyon Lake Dam 1.5 37
6 Falcon Lake Dam 1.0 25
7 Fredericksburg 1.6 41
6 Kingsville 1.6 39
6 Laredo 0.9 23
4 Midland 0.6 14
7 New Braunfels 2.0 50
7 San Antonio 1.8 45

East Texas

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Lake Fork 2.8 70
8 Longview 3.7 94
10 Lufkin 4.2 106
11 Sam Rayburn Lake Dam 5.3 134
10 Texarkana 3.9 99
12 Toledo Bend Reservoir Dam 4.7 120
9 Tyler 3.4 87

Gulf Coast

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Aransas Wildlife Refuge 3.1 78
11 Beaumont 5.0 126
7 Brownsville 1.3 32
7 Corpus Christi 1.5 39
10 Galveston 3.7 94
10 Houston 3.4 86
7 McAllen 1.1 27
South Padre Island 1.2 31
8 Victoria 2.5 64

West Texas

Total precipitation during January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
5 Abilene 1.0 26
4 Amarillo 0.7 18
4 Del Rio 0.7 18
4 El Paso 0.4 10
4 Guadalupe Mountains Park 1.0 26
2 Lajitas, Big Bend Park 0.4 10
4 Lubbock 0.7 17
5 San Angelo 0.9 24
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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